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Jan 12, 2013 3:20pm EST
and women of the great state of connecticut serving in our armed forces around the globe. we thank them and our veterans for their service and sacrifice, and we pray for their continued safety. i'd like to recognize my wonderful wife cathy and my sons daniel and sam who join us today. thank you. [applause] as i know is true for so many of you, i could not do my job without the tremendous love and support of my family. finally, we are joined by two of newtown's finest leaders -- first selectwoman pat llodra and school superintendent dr. janet robinson. it's an honor to have you with us today. [applause] you were tested by unimaginable tragedy, your compassion and leadership over the past month has been an inspiration to connecticut, and to me personally. it won't surprise you that this speech is very different from the one i first envisioned giving. in the early days of december, i began thinking about what i'd like to say. now, while it's only been a few short weeks on the calendar, we have all walked a very long and very dark road together. what befell newtown is not something we thoug
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
's ." >> connecticut governor stan malloy comments on the newtown shootings. he talks about the budget and economy and hurricane relief efforts. this is 30 minutes. [applause] >> nice to see you. how are you doing? >> thank you. >> it is hard to believe two your staff passed since the governor and i took office. the would-two years have passed between -- the two years have passed between the governor and i took office. despite the many headwinds we have faced, this governor has ended year after year of complacency in our state government and is moving connecticut will work again. our state is reinvented, reinvigorated on so many levels. whether it is our approach to economic growth, educating our children, or caring for the sick and the elderly. i look forward to working with him and all of you concession to keep the momentum going to the benefits of everyone who calls our state home. our state just went through and is still going through a tragedy that we never expected. i, personally, have privately thanked the governor for his work. those of you who were not in attendance, those of you who have
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
rebound knocked around. taken away by connecticut. 1:14 to go. huskies drive it inside. mosqueda-lewis drives the long ball. doesn't go. the freshman jewell loyd rebounds for notre dame. connecticut by one. we're under a minute to go in regulation. and notre dame calls a time-out. wow! a lot more to happen in 1 minute. >> don: the big east opener of the notre dame men was today. they won. now the women, notre dame men beating seton hall. now the women trying to beat connecticut for the fifth time in the last six meetings. geno auriemma's number 1 ranked team holding to a 1-point lead with 59.6 seconds left to play in regulation. notre dame will inbound the ball against connecticut pressure. >> mary: they have to get it in. i want the ball to mcbride's hand. i'd love to see her on the left baseline. jewell loyd, another person you want to get touches. diggins on the drive. >> don: diggins is fouled. so she'll go to the free-throw line with a chance to give the irish a 1-point lead if she hits them both. hartley with her first personal foul. >> mary: and mcbride comes through the t
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
across the country. yesterday it was heard from the nation's capital to nowtown, connecticut, the town that lost 6 lives 26 lives in a school shooting. they heard moving testimony from one of the parents of one of the victims. >> we lost our son benjamin the morning of december 14th to an unstable, suicidal individual who had access to a weapon that has no place in a home. >> earlier in the day president obama met with former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords, a victim of gun violence herself. she was in town to lend her voice to a hearing on capitol hill, the first since the newtown mass car. kelly o'donnell has more. >> reporter: per gift of speech is a distance memory said her husband mark kelly, yet, gabby giffords halting words. >> too many children. >> reporter: here as a survivor of the tucson assassination attempt which left her partially blind and partially paralyzed. >> you must act, be bold, be courageous. >> reporter: they are both gun owners and they want positive expand sales to make it harder for criminals and the mentally im to get weapons. >> my wife would not be si
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
between connecticut avenue and the drive because of wires on the road. that is still blocked. you probably want to stick with connecticut avenue. that will be a problem for a little longer. in the aspen hill area, georgia avenue at hewitt avenue is the water main work. the southbound side right there. only the left side squeezing by, just like yesterday. back to you. >> thank you. two people are dead after the severe storms swept through parts of the southeast. >> look at this video. a tv station carried a funnel cloud 60 miles northwest of. >>-- of atlanta. it ended up destroying several homes and businesses and cost around 18 wielders. look at that. >> we are waiting to learn if the weather led to problems with an airplane at reagan national. we are told the flight did land without incident wednesday night and that no passengers were on board, just crewmembers. nobody was injured. >> united been surprised by a certain buzzing of yourself on wednesday night. part of a wireless emergency alerts which was launched last june by the national weather service. the system sends a text message to
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
richard blumenthal and chris murphy, distinguished senators from connecticut who know firsthand about assault weapons. you will also hear from congresswoman carolyn mccarthy from new york who knows firsthand the devastation of gun violence as well as congressman ed perlmutter of colorado, who represents aurora and congressman -- congresswoman elizabeth sp who represents newton. you'll hear from mayor michael nutter from philadelphia who leads the united states conference of mayors. you hear from commissioner charles ramsey of the philadelphia police department, the current president of the major cities, police chiefs in association who will speak about the display of weapons you see to my left. finally, we will hear from the dems a reset not shootings. i'd also like to recognize other supporters here today. on the risers behind the we have police officers from several department and i so thank you for joining us today. hot mark i would also like to recognize the million moms for gun control who are represented by mrs. sandburg today, doctors for america, the american academy of pediat
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm PST
elementary school in newtown, connecticut, the in newtown, connecticut, the senate judiciary committee held a rare, full committee hearing televised hearing on gun and ammunition control. how rare is that? it was their first gun control hearing of the 21th century. >> americans are looking to us for solutions and for action. >> battle over gun control moves to capitol hill. >> the first hearing since the newtown massacre. >> speaking is difficult. but i need to say something important. >> gabrielle giffords, at the senate judiciary hearing. >> giffords made a plea for action. >> the bold, the courageous americans are counting on you. >> behind every victim lays a matrix of failure. >> mark kelly, husband of gabrielle giffords. >> rights demand responsibility. first, fix gun background checks. >> it is not a serious solution for reducing crime. >> the nra is clearly, dramatically out of step. >> lapierre dismissed background checks. >> background checks will never be universal. >> you will never get criminals to go through universal background checks. >> because criminals will never submit t
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
just like those kids in newtown. >> senator chris murphy of connecticut, who before winning election to the senate in this past year he was the congressman who represented newtown. joining us now is not only connecticut senator chris murphy but actually the entire senate delegation from the state of connecticut, senator murphy joined tonight by his colleague senator richard blumenthal, who you saw speak just before him. gentlemen, i really appreciate you both being here tonight. thank you so much for your time. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> senator blumenthal, let me start with you. you said today that this is going to be a hard fight, that nobody should think this is going to be easy. given how hard you think this is going to be, what do you think is the best way to fight for it? >> the best way to fight for it is to recall those images that senator murphy and i recounted today. the images of parents emerging from that firehouse, the community grappling with that grief, the slaughter that is wracked upon america by these assault weapons and the high-capacity magazines, and the need
Jan 6, 2013 12:30am EST
cantwell against connecticut involved a group of witnesses who had gone into the catholic neighborhood in new haven on a sunday morning and began playing anti-catholic records on portable phonographs and distributing literature. they were arrested for disturbing the peace and preaching without a permit, and appeal their case all the way to the supreme court. which said that because connecticut said well, individual city administrators would decide what a valid program was for religious organizations and would allow them or not onto the streets, they said that allows too much discretion by the state government, and they applied for the first time part of that first amendment the free exercise clause against the state of connecticut and overturn their law that allowed city officials to license are or not as they saw fit. >> host: into that lead to any nationwide movements or was it a well publicized case? >> guest: it was a relatively well publicized case. the really big movement came when jehovah's witnesses challenged laws requiring schoolchildren to salute the flag every morning and s
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am PST
, connecticut, new york's state controlled senate pushed to move quickly by democratic governor andrew kuomo voted to expand the state's ban on assault weapons. the assembly votes later today. >>> this week president obama is expected to make an announcement about a comprehensive plan to reduce gun violence including a push for major legislation to include background checks. at a news conference on monday, mr. obama promised to act alone if necessary. >> but i'm confident there's some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president. >> the president could use executive powers on 19 separate actions to bypass congress. >>> in newtown, connecticut, monday grieving family members of 11 victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting announced plans for an a anti-violence campaign. the nonprofit group, sandy hook promise, will focus on mental health, school safety and gun responsibility. >> the middle ground and the answers, i actually think will come from gun owners themselves. those are the people that understand where the limits are, wh
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
this morning in the small connecticut town marking a month since the gunman opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school. you'll recall he killed 20 first graders. he killed six staffers. he killed his mother. we're looking this morning at how the community today is recovering. the future of that elementary school and plans to prevent another tragedy. >> then the flu epidemic spreading as vaccines run low in some areas. this morning we're talking to the cdc to get the latest. plus, hollywood celebrates its own at the golden globe awards. we've got the surprises and the snubs. plus, the moment that is heating up twitter. jody foster's very passionate speech and this interview that literally caused -- >> if somebody is out there actually saying it when it comes to the word [ bleep ], that the fact that i was using it in the movie more than it was used. >> in just about 15 minutes we will find out the car of the year from the detroit auto show. will history be made m motorcity? >>> we got a packed show for you. lynn finelli from the cdc, colin goddard, he survived the virginia tech shooti
Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
in newtown, connecticut, led the president to promise action. well, tonight, major garrett at the white house has learned some of what the president intends to do. major? >> reporter: scott, senior administration officials tell us the president is likely to unveil his new ideas to reduce gun violence next week. the president will push his gun control agenda in his state of the union address next month. in the meantime, we're learning some specifics about what that program is. the president wants congress to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, and extend criminal and mental health background checks to firearms sales at gun shows and through private dealers. vice president biden has devoted this week to hearing from all sides, including the n.r.a. tomorrow. >> we're here today to deal with a problem that requires immediate action, urgent action, and the president and i are determined to take action. >> reporter: he met today with victims of gun violence and gun control advocates and said the political climate will never be the same after the newtown massacre. >> i've been do
Jan 16, 2013 11:35pm PST
tragedia de connecticut hace un mes, 99 600 personas han perdido la vida en hechos violentos. en la guerra por las armas la poderosa asociaciÓn nacional del rifle ha dado a conocer al presidente, quien es un hipo r o complicado. >>> en washington decenas de personas participaron en una feria de armas, de la fundaciÓn, >>> el centro de convenciones en las vegas, es el edificio con mayor variedad de armas de fuego en el mundo, esto por la convenciÓn de (nombre en inglÉs) que trae a mÁs de 600 mil espectadores >>> nosotros somos una empresa que vendemos esto. por ejemplo en base de connecticut sucio bio la masacre de connecticut, sumado a lo que dijo el presidente esta maÑana donde hablÓ nuevas retricciones para la creaciÓn de armas. >>> no estoy de cuerdo porque es bueno proponer dejar las casas y cÓmo usar el arma >>> en un discurso el presidente de la n c f f dijo que las industria de las armas de fuego, estÁ mal interno dirdz, y la gente de renta deben entender que ellos no son armados, la gente de renta deben entender que ellos no son armados, la ventinterno dirdz, y la gente d
Jan 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
cope with the losses. shadow of newtown, connecticut highlights gun sales in the united states and the fight over a subway sandwich. an angry >>> good evening. on i'm ama daetz. developing news from east oakland where police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded. police were called around about 5:30 after residents called about gunshots. one person was shot at that location. authorities were also called out to secretary of defense shooting location less than a mile away near i-580. they found a vehicle that collided into a pole. driver's side window was shot out and another person was struck by gunfire. both shooting victims took themselves to the hospital. there is no word on conditions or if any suspects have been arrested. >> the father of a petaluma girl found dead in south lake tahoe he now understands the pain that families go through. she was found dead yesterday. her family hosted a fund-raiser to bring support for families forced to deal with missing and exploited children. nick smith was there. >> melissa touched the hearts of so many people. >> ev
Jan 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
, d.c. members of the newtown, connecticut, community. anderson has their story from bridgeport, connecticut. >> thousands called for tougher gun control at rallies across the nation. >> what do we want? change. >> in washington, d.c., people carried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence victims. >> it's time to take assault weapons off of our streets. too many people are dying. >> they want a federal ban and high capacity magazines and mandatory background checks for all gun purchases. the shooting of sandy hook elementary school prompted these rallies. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any town, in any city, in any state, until they make these federal laws. >> stacey mccoy walked in honor of seven-year-old chase rings , one of the 20 first graders killed. joined the march on washington to demand safer communities. >> that means getting rid of the guns. >> police departments are helping. saturday, hundreds of people from the west coast to the east coast packed gun buyback events. >> the programs here in bridgeport, connecticut, has been going
Jan 7, 2013 11:35pm PST
illinois y los indocumentados en general, y en connecticut los jóvenes podran recibir licencias de manejo. >>> se revelarán los nombres de los sacerdotes que han efectuados casos de pedofilia. >>> comenzamos ♪. >>> este es su noticiero univisión edición nocturna con ilia calderón y enrique acevedo ♪. >>> hola, ¿qué tal?, muy buenas noches, el presupuesto del sistema migratorio, calificado por el presidente barack obama de inservible le cuesta más al país que das las agencias juntas, esto incluye a la dea, la cia y otras. >>> estados unidos gasta más dinero en inmigración que lo que gastan en conjunto todas las agencias encargadas de cumplir la ley. >>> es un reporte sumamente importante porque viene en un momento decisivo para el debate de la reforma migratoria. >>> el informe asegura que el gobierno federal gastó al menos 18 billones de dolares para financiar la patrulla fronteriza e inmigración y aduanas, en contraste el gobierno gastó 14,4 billones de dólares en el presupuesto de la dea, la cia, el servicio secreto, la oficina de tabaco y armas. >>> ese presupuesto po
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
for firearms sales following the newtown, connecticut, attack than in any single one-week period. and the second-busiest week for background checks was the one following president obama's announcement for his new gun safety proposals. >>> some parents of sandy hook school victims delivered powerful calls for action to connecticut lawmakers. police were at the hearing, talking about a wide variety of automatic weapons. some parents say the time for change is now. >> the time is now. let the state of connecticut become an agent for change, with respect to gun safety. our little man and every other child and adult who died that day deserve it. >> gun advocates were also at yesterday's hearing. they claim connecticut's gun laws do not need to be changed, therefore affecting those who were not to blame for the newtown tragedy. >>> a woman simply popped her trunk with her remote key. and her car literally blew up. this is all that's left of her 2012 honda civic. amazingly, no one was hurt. the woman's boyfriend had welding tools in that car. so, the fire marshals believe the remote set
Jan 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
que se pro dduja una masacre co connecticut. >>> en varios distritos escolares del paÍs se ha dado esta vigilancia, vÍctor hugo rodriguez tiene mÁs. >>> ante el temor que ocurra otra tragedia las autoridades en virginia realizaron simulacro para evitar que se vuelva a repetir la tragedia de connecticut en otro lugar. >>> es mejor que vengan seguido pues, asÍ hay mÁs seguridad. >>> autoridades quieren asegurarse que la violencia no interrumpa el proceso educativo. >>> van a trabajar para cada dÍa, calmado, seguro, enfocado en el aprendizaje. >>> alguaciles del condado de los Ángeles estaran patrullando mÁs de 600 escuelas. >>> el propÓsito es si alguien quiere entrar algo que no debe no van a saber si hay un policÍa o no. >>> la respuesta en respuesta a la masacre de connecticut que dejÓ a 20 niÑos muertos. >>> gobernador de connecticut formÓ comision para realizar cambios en la ley para ser mÁs difÍcil adquirir armas en este estado, espera que el resto del paÍs siga el ejemplo. >>> mientras que el resto del paÍs, ventas de armas y evitar que terminen en armas equivo
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
, connecticut, the town that lost 26 lives. last night, moving testimony from a parent of one of those victims. >> we lost our son benjamin the morning of december 14th. to an unstable suicidal individual who had access to a weapon that has no place in a home. >> earlier in the day, president obama met with former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords, a victim of gun violence herself. giffords was in town to lend her voice to guns on capitol hill. the first since the newtown, massacre. nbc's kelly o'donnell has more. >> reporter: it's a distant memory said husband mark kelly, yet gabby giffords halting words. >> too many children. >> reporter: here as a survivor of the tucson assassination attempt that left her partially blind and partially paralyzed. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous. >> reporter: giffords and kelly, both gun owners, want congress to expand background checks to gun shows and private sales to make it harder for criminals and the mentally ill to get weapons. >> my wife would not be sitting in this seat, she would not have been sitting here today, if we have stronger backg
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
. >>> hundreds of residents in newtown, connecticut, took part in a public hearing last night. it's part of a push to call for increased gun control legislation in the state. >> a bipartisan group from the state's legislature is considering policy changes after the shooting at an elementary school which left 26 people, including 20 first graders dead. randall pinkston has more from newtown. >> jesse was 6 years old. >> reporter: he was among the 26 killed at sandy elementary school. >> we can turn this tragedy into the event that turned the tide. >> reporter: lewis and other family victims spoke at a hearing before connecticut state lawmakers. the bipartisan panel is considering policy changes following the december 14 massacre. many spoke in favor of new gun laws. a few against. >> the lawless do not observe gun controls, restrictions or regulations, and this leads good and lawful citizens at an unjust advantage against the lawless. >> reporter: david wheeler lost his son benjamin to adam lanza's bullets that day. he said gun laws must consider those like lanza who suffer mental illness
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
of a downed tree. also seeing problems in northwest. porter street in northwest, connecticut avenue. all your lanes are blocked there. let's shoot up and talk about flooding. games presve road closed beeen 355 and clopper road. this is in gaithersburg. also flooding, muncaster mill at bowie mill road. let's talk about delays. tracking those southbound on i-270, slow from frederick, normal delays. here's a live look at 109. sluggish here. the trip from germantown all the way to the beltway, guys, nice and clear. back to you. >> thanks. >>> the rain is moving out. temperature are falling, the wind is about to kick up. >> here's storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. >>> right now, we are getting observations in for how much rain fell overnight, and the highest amounts were in montgomery, loudoun county, frederick counties. that's in maryland. and frederick county, virginia, an inch and 1/8. 1.28 in the panhandle into washington county. in the district, about 1.2 inches. prince george's county, an inch and a quarter. south of washington from fairfax county and around dulles down to prince willi
Jan 14, 2013 1:00am PST
championship game. >>> well, it's 30 days since the massacre at that elementary school in connecticut and just two days until the vice president and his task force make public their ideas to put the brakes on gun violence. listen to some of the voices from both lawmakers and gun rights lobbyists. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers like walmart and sports authority to suspend sales of modern assault-style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> when a president takes all of the power of his office, he's willing to expend political capital, you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likelihood is this they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through. >> let's be honest. we are not always going to be able to find these individuals who on a dime turn into madmen and what could help here in new town is a ban on assault weapons. i've got to tell you, i fundamentally believe that if we had a ban on assault weapons and a ban on high capacity magazines that this guy might never, ever
Jan 3, 2013 5:00am EST
will be with us throughout the remainder of our morning drive so connecticut avenue or even use the beltway to river road could save you a lot of headache and a lot of time out here on the roads this morning. southbound 270, no accidents to report. volume increasing south of 109 headed out towards clarksburg. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >>> a big day on capitol hill as members of the 113th congress are set to be sworn in later today. >> the new congress is facing several key issues right off the bat. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details. >> reporter: good morning. twelve new senators and 81 new representatives will be sworn in to the congress. 113th congress at noon today. after the november elections, republicans lost a little bit of ground but they still retain control of the house where speaker john boehner is expected to be reelected as speaker of the house today. as we mentioned, there are some firsts here. the 113th congress is a bit more diverse. more openly gay members and the first black republican elected to the senate in decades. t
Jan 26, 2013 11:15pm EST
's protests brought newtown, connecticut, people side-by-side asking for congress to act. fox's anna coyman has the story. >> reporter: thousands of protestors calling for tougher gun control laws rally in the nation's capitol. many hearing signs reading gun control now while others hold up the names of victims of gun violence. among the crowd, dozens of residents from newtown, connecticut, the site of the december elementary school shooting. the rally organized in response to that shooting. >> i am here for the 26 families who lost the life of their lives in newtown. daughters and sons, wives and mother. grandchildren, sisters and brothers gone in an unfathomable instance. >> reporter: protestors showing support for president obama's ban on military-style assault weapons in&high-capacity ammunition magazine and universal background checks for gun sales. speakers include lawmakers and arne duncan. >> this is about gone safety, fewer dead americans, fewer dead children, fewer children living in fear. >> the gun lobby can be stopped, my friends, they can be stopped. >> reporter: a smaller pro
Jan 9, 2013 10:00am EST
of the year for state of the state addresses, and we have several to date. the governor of connecticut will talk about hurricane sandy relief efforts, and the recent shooting in newtown, andrew cuomo of new york is expected to oppose a weapons ban, and then talk about hurricane sunday -- hurricane sandy relief. tonight, bob mcdonnell, who yesterday announced a tax for transportation funding over five years. we'll have all of those live today beginning at noon with the governor of connecticut. back to the issue of guns and gun violence, again, into " is likely to propose an assault weapons ban, and vice president joe biden will begin meetings, hearing with victims' groups in gun safety organizations. he will also talk with the national rifle association. that is set for tomorrow. >> thank you for being with. -- here. we welcome you to what we hope is the first and will state of the state's address. without further ado, i would like to introduce you to our leadership, governor jack markell of delaware, and governor mary fallin of oklahoma. [applause] >> good morning, everybody. i am jack
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
there right now, heading out the door, connecticut, all portions of the lower hudson valley, massachusetts and now pushing into rhode island is where we're seeing the heaviest bursts of snow. we had a lot of sleet overnight. so northern new jersey, central new jersey and the coastal areas of connecticut and even the north coast of long island dealing with that crunchy stuff which makes it difficult for the plows and sidewalks will be slippery. new york city hovering at 32 degrees. be careful. could be a few icy spots. overall, it's mostly been rain. philadelphia is fine. baltimore, d.c., you're warming up. all rain for you. across central pennsylvania, pennsylvania turn like will be dealing with some of the snowy conditions from last night. that is beginning to taper off. treacherous driving this morning. now yesterday we had the ice in mississippi. it's now warmer there. slowly improving. overnight we had a little ice in tennessee. temperatures warmed up now. so we're not so much dealing with too many problems in areas around nashville and also into louisville and lexington. much of west
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
has this king complex. nothing he is propose iing woul have prevented connecticut. >> what the bheep ble[ bleep ] doing? >> the nra has the fight of the century. >> those are crazy people. >> it wasn't about the president's daughters. >> of course it was he mentioned the president's kids. that is so crazy. they are never going to get middle america and they are going to lose this debate. >> today the obama administration took it's campaign outside the white house. >> i know as well as anyone having written the first assault weapons ban that the industry will do whatever they can to get around it a and they will find a way. but it can get around it. but i also know we have to try. >> at the u.s. conference of mayors vice-president biden made the case for him limits on clips. >> the assailant had a 100 clip magazine. now had his weapon not jammed, got knows how many more people would have been killed. in newtown, some of those children were riddled with #11 bullet holes in a first grader. high-capacity magazines are our view are not worth the risk [ applause ] >> vice president biden t
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
-span radio. earlier this month, connecticut governor dan ma loy delivered his annual state of the state address in hartford. he talked about the school shootings in newtown and addressed concerns over his state budget and energy security. this is a half hour. >> thank you. you know, it's hard to believe that two years have passed since the governor and i took office and that this is the third time i have had the honor of introducing him to the joint assembly. these two years have certainly brought their share of hardships to our state, natural, economic and otherwise. but there's no question that despite the many head winds we have faced, this governor has ended years of complacency in our state government and is moving connecticut forward again. our state is reinventing, reinvigorated itself ots so -- on so many levels. whether it's our approach to spurring economic growth, educating our children or caring for the sick and the elderly. i look forward to working with him and with all of you again this session to keep the momentum going. for the benefit of everyone who calls our state ho
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
states. new jersey, new york, connecticut and we're always the first to respond.hree donor sta. new jersey, new york, connecticut and we're always the first to respond. many republicans who voted the way they did, one of the leading opponents of what we're trying to do applied for a personal sba loan in south carolina when a storm hit his district. and i'm telling you right now that this is a very critical vote for america. we either will have one rule for one place and another rule for another or we'll do what -- we raised our hands and got sworn in on january 3rd. this is what this is all about. >> a lot of people watching shake their heads and think when fellow americans are in need, i can't imagine it could be political, but in fact it is political and there are a lot of critics who say we're all for aid, what we're not for is pork. i'll highlight a couple things. money for fisheries in alaska. watershed restoration. >> those things have been taken out. >> in response to wildfires in colorado, $20 million, is that still in there? >> that's not pork. they put it into their bill.
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Jan 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
to return to. surviving children in new town connecticut go back to school amidst a new controversy. should all american schools hire armed guards? and a factor exclusive, the marine released from a mexican prison just before christmas is now experiencing severe health problems directly related to his incarceration. we will talk with corporal john hamner's doctor tonight. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. is al gore a hypocrite. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. back in 1948 little al gore with born with a silver spoon in his mouth and maybe, maybe it should have stayed from. father an oil man and senator of the united states raised al in privilege. he became a champion of the left in adulthood. cashing in big time on the global warming issue. the former vice president used some of that money to then invest in a far left cable network that has been a collosal failure. so al-and his merry men decided to sell that network. according to the "new york times" toda
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Jan 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
are trying to make gun owners' information private, a connecticut lawmaker is trying to do just the opposite. the names and addresses of gun owners in connecticut are confidential. but all that might be about to change. why? hartford reporter john lender is here. why might that change? >> reporter: steve dargan, in the legislature has introduced a legislative session that opens next wednesday, and he's brought in a bill to... make available under the freedom of information act, 170,000 gun -- handgun permit holders. >> why would he want to do that? obviously, that's very disturbing to a number of people who own guns in new york? so why does he want to do that? >> there has been a lot of reaction, of course, to the tragedy in newtown. and he says that there have been people who want to have a discussion, people who -- there are people who want to know where the guns are in their neighborhood. so he says, this is an open society. you can find out where -- what property a person owns, what kind of car he drives, if they're licensed to drive, things like that. he says, this is like that. the gun
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am PST
is a brand-new member of congress. she represents connecticut's fifth district, and that includes newtown and sandy hook. overall in terms of the main composition of the photos, you can see from the way the whole photo is set up, the person who is talking, who everybody in the picture is paying attention to is the guy sort of out of focus on the left-hand side of the photo that is john dingell, congressman john dingell of dearborn, michigan. congressman dingle is 86 years old. he is in his 30th term in congress. a few months into this term for him in june of this year, he will become the longest serving member of congress in american history. nobody since the dawn of the republic will have served as much time in congress as john dingell as of this june. john dingell is a democrat. he has been his entire career as far as i know. he is also a staunch proponent of gun rights. he is a former board member of the national rifle association. now what is going on in this photo from the vice president's office today is that john dingell is speaking to this whole group of cabinet officials and the
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
. and steven barton who was shot in the aurora massacre in july. he is also from connecticut and actually used to live about ten minutes from sandy hook elementary school. thank you both for joining me tonight. congresswoman mccarthy, i have to ask you since your career in politics began with this cause, what was it like for you to be at the only, the only presidential announcement in history of gun control initiatives being initiated and pushed by the president of the united states. >> well, i have to tell you there were times where i was about ready to break down and cry. to be in the audience with so many of the victims and to see so many of the different groups that i have worked with for years, and some new ones and to hear the president take a very, very strong stance. i'm very proud of president obama and certainly vice president joe biden who has done so much work on bringing everybody together. i really -- you have worked on the hill. you know what it is like here. it is going to be a tough job but i have to say the president has promised that he is going to use his office to get out
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
since the sandy hook shootings, and said for the first time since then, the connecticut legislature was back in session. governor dan malloy made on emotional plea to lawmakers some of them from newtown itself a plea to take action in memory of the victims. >> and yet in the midst of one of the worst days in our history, we also saw the best of our state. teachers and a therapist that sacrificed their live pros texting students. a principal and school psychologist that ran into harm's way. our brave connecticut state troopers, newtown's local law enforcement and firemen and others that responded courageously when called upon. sorry. >> jennifer: it's okay. it's heart breaking. but it also offers some hope that connecticut will move forward on gun control legislation whether or not washington does. and it's not just connecticut. in new york governor andrew cuomo also called for strengthening gun laws including ban on assault weapons. >> we are proposing today common sense measured. and i say to you forget the extremists. it's simple. no one hunts with an assault r
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